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LASIK Surgery

LASIK New Year's Special Pricing: $300 Off Per Eye

Book your LASIK Consultation before the end of January to receive the discounted price. Book now because these spots are filling up fast!
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
December 12, 2018

LASIK or Laser Eye Surgery

All laser vision correction surgeries, including LASIK, work by reshaping the cornea - clear front part of the eye - to improve how well...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
May 27, 2018

Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis

Laser in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) is a popular refractive surgery technique used to correct vision in people who have myopia...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
April 22, 2018

Cheap LASIK (Why You Should Be Wary)

The average cost of LASIK eye surgery is more than $2,000 per eye. You may be tempted by cheap LASIK surgery prices that are advertised...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
March 04, 2018

When is the Best Time to have LASIK?

For many glasses or contact lens wearers, there comes a time when they say enough is enough and decide to have LASIK. So, when is the...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
February 04, 2018

Advancements in LASIK

LASIK surgery is the most popular laser vision correction procedure performed today, and for good reason. Ongoing advancements in laser...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
January 28, 2018

When LASIK May Have to Wait

If you have made the decision to undergo LASIK laser vision correction surgery, you may be anxious to schedule your procedure as soon as...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
January 21, 2018

What Does LASIK Treat?

LASIK is a popular and advanced treatment for improving vision. LASIK is used to treat refractive errors of the eye. In most cases, these...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
January 16, 2018

LASIK Recovery Time

Full LASIK recovery takes between three and six months, but most people say they see a difference in as little as 24-hours after surgery...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
January 01, 2018

LASIK Candidacy

For the right candidate, LASIK can be an incredibly effective way to address refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
January 02, 2018

What to Expect from LASIK

LASIK refractive surgery has helped millions of people around the world achieve better vision. If you are considering laser vision...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
December 24, 2017

Investing in LASIK

LASIK is an investment in your vision. Based on patient experience, it’s also an experience that adds valued benefits and satisfaction...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
December 17, 2017

LASIK Surgery Recovery Time

The vast majority of patients see very well after LASIK surgery and are happy with their vision. LASIK recovery is often minimal and very...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
December 10, 2017

What Can LASIK Correct?

LASIK is a surgical procedure that uses a laser to change the shape of the cornea to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
December 03, 2017

Benefits of LASIK

LASIK surgery offers a wealth of benefits for the average eyeglass wearer. If you’ve been wearing eyeglasses for a long time, consider a...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
November 26, 2017

How to Research LASIK Surgeons

If you are interested in having a vision correction procedure such as LASIK, it’s important to do your homework and properly research...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
November 12, 2017

Eye Surgery Types

From LASIK to PRK, there are several types of eye surgery available today to correct less than perfect vision. While each one has the...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
November 05, 2017

LASIK Alternatives

Most patients who are over the age of 21 and in good health with no other eye conditions or diseases are generally considered good...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
October 29, 2017

LASIK Complications

LASIK eye surgery is one of the safest procedures of its kind, with an excellent success rate. Like any medical procedure, refractive...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
October 22, 2017

Is LASIK Right for You?

LASIK has successfully improved the vision of millions of people, but it isn’t for everyone. Before you sign up for LASIK surgery, here...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
October 08, 2017

Understanding Refractive Errors

To see clearly, the cornea and the lens of the eye must bend (refract) light rays so they focus on the retina. The retina, a layer of...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
October 01, 2017

Preparing for LASIK Surgery

LASIK surgery requires considerable preparation. Prior to LASIK in Florence, you’ll need a complete eye examination by your refractive...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
September 24, 2017

Wearing Contacts Before a LASIK Consultation

If you are a contact lens wearer who is interested in LASIK eye surgery for vision correction and to reduce your dependency on contacts...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
September 17, 2017

How Effective is Laser Eye Surgery?

Thousands of people across the globe have experienced the lasting benefits of laser eye surgery. Laser eye surgery has proven highly...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
September 10, 2017

Is LASIK Covered by Insurance?

Unfortunately, most insurance companies don’t cover LASIK because laser eye surgery is nearly always considered an elective procedure...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
September 05, 2017

LASIK and LASEK

Today there are several refractive surgery options to correct myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. LASIK...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
August 28, 2017

Myopia Treatment

Myopia is the medical term for nearsightedness which is caused by a refractive error many people are born with or develop as they age...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
August 20, 2017

How to Find the Best LASIK Surgeon

If you are considering LASIK surgery, one of the most important things to consider is how to find the best LASIK surgeon. LASIK surgery...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
August 13, 2017

Are Your Eyes Ready to Go to College?

Whether you are going directly from high school to college or re-entering school after time in the workforce or time spent a consider...
Howard N. Greene, MD
August 09, 2017

LASIK Versus PRK

If you are considering laser eye surgery, there are several options to examine. Two of the most well-known laser vision correction...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
August 06, 2017

LASIK After 40

When a person’s near vision begins to diminish, sometime after age 40, many incorrectly assume that readers, bifocal/progressive glasses...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
July 31, 2017

LASIK for Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common condition in which the cornea of the eye has a shape similar to that of a football, rather than a normal corneal...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
July 23, 2017

Why is Some LASIK Cheap?

If you are considering LASIK, you've probably noticed advertisements for low-cost, discount LASIK. While discount LASIK eye surgery may...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
July 16, 2017

LASIK

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, you might consider surgery to correct your vision. LASIK is a popular vision correction procedure...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
July 02, 2017

How Long Does LASIK Last?

In general, LASIK eye surgery is considered to be a permanent way to correct vision. Given that the procedure takes roughly 30 minutes...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
June 26, 2017

LASIK in One Eye Only

In the early days of LASIK surgery, the procedure was performed on one eye at a time. Today, most patients have treatment on both eyes...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
June 19, 2017

LASIK Aftercare Instructions

LASIK eye surgery provides many people with the option to get rid of their contact lenses and glasses and improve their quality of life...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
June 13, 2017

LASIK vs Contacts

For some people, making the decision to have LASIK is not as straightforward as it is for others. Misunderstandings about the safety and...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
June 05, 2017

Preparing for LASIK

Even though LASIK is a relatively safe procedure, it is normal to experience uneasiness or nervousness prior to surgery. If you are...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
May 28, 2017

Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a normal result of the aging process. The crystalline lens within your eyes is composed of proteins. These proteins are...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
May 21, 2017

LASIK Reviews

If you're tired of wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, you may wonder whether LASIK surgery is right for you. After all, LASIK surgery...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
May 15, 2017

LASIK Healing - Part Two

Avoid Any Facial Applications: Avoid applying any facial applications, especially around your eyes. Creams, lotions and makeup should be...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
May 08, 2017

LASIK Healing - Part One

One of the many benefits of LASIK eye surgery in Florence is a fast healing and recovery time. Below are several tips that can speed up...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
April 30, 2017

LASIK Average Cost

The cost of LASIK eye surgery varies drastically across the country. Several factors influence the LASIK cost, but the average price most...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
April 23, 2017

LASIK Consultation Preparation

In order to determine if you are a candidate for LASIK, you must first have a thorough, dilated eye exam with a qualified...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
April 16, 2017

LASIK

LASIK, which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, also commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
April 09, 2017

LASIK Healing Time

As soon as your LASIK surgery is complete, your eyes will have already begun the healing process. The initial healing period after LASIK...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
March 28, 2017

Choosing a LASIK Surgeon

With so many LASIK surgeons in the Florence area, it can be difficult to know how to choose the right one for you and your needs...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
March 19, 2017

Age for LASIK

LASIK is a great option for many people who suffer from poor eyesight. But one question many people have before considering this...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
March 14, 2017

Is LASIK Covered by Insurance?

Many health insurance companies consider LASIK an elective procedure. Elective procedures are typically procedures that are optional...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
March 08, 2017

LASIK Pros and Cons

LASIK is a refractive surgery that uses a laser on one or both eyes to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. LASIK...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
March 01, 2017

LASIK Recovery Tips

LASIK is one of the most popular forms of vision correction in the world today. The ability to experience the world around you without...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
February 21, 2017

Vision Correction

If you've thought about vision correction surgery, also called refractive eye surgery, you should know that there are many options...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
January 23, 2017

Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

In a perfect world, all eyes would have a nice spherical shape and be perfect optical lenses. In the real world, the eye is usually not...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
January 18, 2017

Does LASIK Hurt?

LASIK eye surgery is a very popular procedure in part because it is patient-friendly in many ways. The procedure only takes about 15...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
January 08, 2017

LASIK Candidate

LASIK eye surgery can be very successful when performed on the right patient. LASIK can treat severe degrees of nearsightedness, moderate...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
December 27, 2016

Dry Eye and LASIK

Dry eyes are no fun: They itch, sting and tear up. They’re a possible side effect of LASIK eye surgery, but usually they clear up within...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
December 08, 2016

Should I Have LASIK?

Any elective surgery is an important and often difficult decision. LASIK eye surgery is considered safe and effective by medical...
Carolinas Centers For Sight, P.C.
November 21, 2016

Cataract Self-Evaluation

If you have less ability to focus or see clearly, if colors appear faded or dull, if you are having difficultly seeing clearly at night, or if your general vision seems cloudy or hazy, you may be a candidate for cataract surgery.
SELF-EVALUATION TEST

LASIK Self-Evaluation

Just a few minutes in our LASIK suite can result in years of visual freedom from glasses and contacts. Take our FREE LASIK self-evaluation test to find out if you're a candidate for this life-changing procedure.
SELF EVALUATION TEST